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Frontispiece - Artist's home at East Bergholt: P.1482-R

Object information

Titles

Frontispiece - Artist's home at East Bergholt

Maker(s)

Lucas, David (Printmaker)
After Constable, John (Painter)
Constable, John (Publisher)

Notes

History note: Sale of H.S. Theobald collection, Christie's, April 1910, lot 1090; Alfred Lucas

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910) by Charrington, John

Dating

Production date: AD 1832

Note

First state. Published in English Landscape, part V, June 1832.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 232 mm Width 240 mm
Sheet Height 264 mm Width 363 mm

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: FRONTISPIECE. / To Mr. Constable's English Landscape.
  • Location: Plate upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: Painted by John Constable. R.A.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Engraved by David Lucas.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: EAST BERGHOLT. SUFFOLK.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: "Hic locus aetatis nostrae primordia novit. / Annos felices laetitiaeque dies : / Hic locus ingenius pueriles imbuit annos / Artibus, et nostrae laudis origo fuit."
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: London. Published by Mr Constable 35 Charlotte St. Fitzroy Square 1831.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: 160
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1482-R
Primary reference Number: 4501
Shirley: 27 I (published state)
Wedmore (Lucas): 1
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 19 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Frontispiece - Artist's home at East Bergholt" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/4501 Accessed: 2022-06-25 02:52:56

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